Tucked away in the 1950s by a bubble gum-loving youngster, a remarkably well-preserved childhood collection included five 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle cards.
Modern Sports Card News
The headline-making expansion team has collectors taking notice. Here’s a roundup of Vegas Golden Knights rookie cards to keep an eye on.
A series of burglaries at Minnesota hobby shops last year cost businesses over a quarter million dollars and kept investigators busy. Now, arrests may be imminent.
A new book chronicles Kevin Keating’s experiences chasing autographs and meeting baseball greats while growing up in Chicago.
Sports Memorabilia News
Still playing ball 13 years after Judge Landis put the hammer down on the eight Black Sox, a period photo of 40-year-old Happy Felsch is up for grabs.
Around the Hobby
MeiGray Auctions is offering each of the pucks in Jake Guentzel’s record-tying four goal game from the Penguins’ opening round series clincher.
Two valuable bats are about to hit the auction block; Red Berenson talks about selling his career memorabilia and Post Cereals will carry cards on the back of its boxes this summer–but they aren’t baseball cards.
- Notes: PSA Still Busy; Topps NOW Piscotty Card Helps ALS Charity; Smith’s Stuff Recovered by Cops
- Vintage Baseball Card Collection on Antiques Roadshow Draws a ‘Wow’
- Notes: Paper’s Story on Box Breaking; Roquan Smith Ripped Off; Big $ for LeBron; Singer Trades Tix for Cards
- NFL’s First #1 Draft Pick in 1936 Got a Football Card–19 Years Later
What’s Hot in the Shop
Collectors continue to rip products of, well, just about everything –no matter the sport. Mike narrows it down to the five current top sellers.